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Supreme Court The Justices Dealing with Segregation
The Supreme Court Justices


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Justices don't use their rulings to try and change social policy. A. Describe the make up of the Supreme Court.
Appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate B. How are federal judges selected?
Life C. What is judicial restraint?
One Chief Justice and eight associate judges D. How long do Supreme Court justices serve?
Their law background, their political party, and if they have similar beliefs as the President E. What considerations are given when a President appoints a judge?


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Thurgood Marshall was the first African-American Supreme Court justice? He was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967. Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman Supreme Court justice. She was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

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